Adoption and impacts

Capacity development

Women in West Bengal form farmer groups and cooperatives drawing on sustainable agricultural practices from CIMMYT’s SRFSI project.

Innovation and technology

Recent impact studies in Uganda and Zambia show that farmers adopting drought-tolerant maize increased their yields significantly and reduced risks of crop failure.

Senior Agricultural Economist
Gender and social inclusion

Mutenje opens dialogue with farmers to design new interventions that target farmers’ needs and achieve positive impact.

Agricultural Innovation Scientist
Food security

Brown’s studies allowed him to develop novel mixed methods and participatory impact pathways to promote new farming practices, such as conservation agriculture, to smallholder farmers in Africa.

Lead Economist

Socioeconomics Program Director